Front End Engineer


VICE is looking for an experienced engineer to join our Williamsburg office to focus on front-end development of our world-leading media products. The role will have the opportunity to influence a large number of projects which reach across the entire spectrum of media produced by VICE. The VICE product and engineering team ensures that people around the world are able to access this content 24 hours a day, from any connected device. 

Our technology stack is primarily JavaScript (we use TypeScript and "bleeding edge" ES6+ features); Node.js, Express and React.js + Redux. The ideal candidate will be comfortable across a microservices architecture with expert-level knowledge of responsive web development, HTML and CSS, Git, NPM and webpack.


  • Work with product, design and engineering to create beautiful, simple user interfaces that our users love and our editors can depend on.

  • Collaborate and produce consistently clean, performant, maintainable code.

  • Build responsive web applications and reusable JS components.

  • Create tests using frameworks like karma / mocha / phantomJS.

  • Author CSS using BEM methodologies with CSS preprocessing tools such as the Stylus language.

  • Integrate, consume, and create services needed to improve Vice’s fast paced editorial work pipeline. 


  • 3-5 years of professional development experience

  • Expert level knowledge of HTML/CSS (all kinds) and Javascript (TypeScript and bleeding edge ES6+ features).

  • Experience with NPM and webpack to build and distribute JS modules across multiple applications and code bases.

  • Pixel perfect attention to detail with an eye for user experience. CSS3 Animation mastery a plus.

  • Familiarity with AWS and building large scalable web experiences.

  • Experience utilizing reactive JS frameworks like ReactJS.

  • Experience with agile software development and best practices.

  • Strong time management skills and ability to meet tight deadlines.

  • Proficiency working on a fast-paced team, with product owners, designers and other developers.

  • Ability to work autonomously and comfortably on features from start to finish.

If you require a reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please let us know.  We will work together to best meet your needs.


Equal Employment Opportunities: VICE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that strives to create and maintain a workplace that celebrates inclusion and diversity.  At VICE, we understand that inclusion and diversity is a major benefit to our employees, our readers and viewers, and our company culture.  We treat all applicants and employees fairly without regard to age, alienage or citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status and partnership status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion/creed, sexual orientation, arrest or conviction record, caregiver status, credit history, unemployment status, salary history, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and sex offenses, status as a veteran or active military service member, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

VICE requires that all employees have proper authorization to work in the U.S.  Should an applicant require employment sponsorship, VICE will determine, in its sole discretion, whether such sponsorship will be provided.

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with the New York City Fair Chance Act or other applicable laws.

 *Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily, with or without a reasonable accommodation.   The requirements and essential functions described above are not an exhaustive list and instead are meant to describe the general nature and level of work required of the job.  VICE reserves the right to modify the essential functions of this position where a legitimate business exists.

To all recruitment agencies: Unless otherwise indicated, VICE does not accept agency resumes and is not responsible for any fees or expenses related to such unsolicited resumes.

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